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Communications/Radio Frequency Technician

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Job Highlights

  • 8/6 Roster

  • Dayshift & Nightshift

  • 12 hours shifts

  • 12 month position with potential to extend

  • FIFO from Perth, some regional ports available

About our Client

Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

About the Role

Seeking experienced Communications/Radio Frequency Technicians for roles in the Pilbara.

Safely carrying out inspections, scheduled maintenance and breakdown maintenance of all SC components that are part of the Port Communications network E.g. VMR, Fibre Network and part of the Rail Systems Infrastructure

Maintaining onshore and offshore marine communications infrastructure.

Managing customer expectations

Identifying improvement opportunities

Ensuring that maintenance is of a high quality and re-work is not required

Using SAP to raise notifications, complete time confirm and enter reliability and maintenance activity information.

Long distance driving on gravel roads

The ability to work autonomously in a challenging environment

An outstanding attitude towards safety

Skills and Experience:

Current Australian 'C' class manual driver license

MX base radios, SIMOCO SRM mobiles, Solar power systems, Analogue voting networks

Trade qualification in Radio Communications or Electronic Communications

Mobile radio network experience (Wi-Fi)

A good understanding of IP based protocol

2+ years working in a similar mining role or post trade


Experience in Mobile radio network (LTE)

Open cabling license and endorsements

Computer literacy with the Microsoft Office suite and experience with SAP

Australian Heavy Rigid Drivers License

High Risk Work Licenses in WP

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Register or apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

Apply Now

Click on the apply button. For more information contact:

  • Caroline Folan - Recruitment Coordinator

    WorkPac- Rio Tinto Project Services

    Contact Number 08 9159 66 87

  • Reference no TMPRIJ202162323

Job title: Communications/Radio Frequency Technician
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: I.T. & T Telecommunications
Job expiry: 2021-06-10
Reference: TMPRIJ202162323